Councilmember George Leventhal

March 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Economic Programs That Could Help Women? Democratic Candidates Respond

Six Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive gathered at the Silver Spring Civic Center Thursday evening for a forum hosted by the Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County. The Democratic candidates running for Montgomery County Executive are Montgomery County Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, and George Leventhal; David Blair, a businessman from Potomac; former […]

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March 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Council Approves Biotech Grant Program

The Montgomery County Council on Tuesday unanimously approved Tuesday a county matching fund for businesses that receive federal grants. Councilmember George Leventhal spearheaded the grant, which was co-sponsored by the eight remaining council members. The county grant would match grants to businesses that receive federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council to Host Town Hall Meeting in White Oak March 14

The Montgomery County Council will host a Town Hall Meeting in White Oak on Wednesday, March 14. The nine-member Council includes President Hans Riemer, Vice President Nancy Navarro and Councilmembers Roger Berliner, Marc Elrich, Nancy Floreen, Tom Hucker, Sidney Katz, George Leventhal and Craig Rice. According to a news release, the meeting will be held […]

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March 5, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Candidates Provide Re-Assuring Message to Latino Democrats

Montgomery County executive candidates Thursday night assured members of the Latino Democratic Club that if elected they would not reverse policies protecting immigrants. And Councilmember George Leventhal said he would be introducing legislation that would prohibit the county jail from accepting Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees. “We don’t do that now, but there are counties […]

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February 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: County Council discusses small cell towers regulations; A zoning text amendment is introduced to raise the allowable production of solar energy on public properties; The Board of Elections seeks hiring bilingual […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: City of Rockville collects donations for displaced victims of an apartment building fire; The opening of Safe Passage Center in Rockville; Council evaluates Montgomery County Public Schools’ capital funding petition; The […]

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February 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report this Week

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Recap of the Silver Spring budget forum held by County Executive Ike Leggett; Susan Kenedy reports on the annual Point in Time Homeless Count; Health officials urge residents to get the […]

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December 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Library Branch Reopens (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Public Libraries’ Quince Orchard branch has reopened. The library, located at 15831 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg, was closed due to renovations under the Library Refurbishment Level-of-Effort initiative in the County’s Capital Improvement Program. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett was joined by Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer, County Councilmembers Sidney Katz and […]

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December 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Approves Resolution Aimed to Meet Needs of Residents with Developmental Differences

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution at its session early Tuesday that would designate members of the Council to staff a work group to help address meeting the needs of residents with developmental differences. Introduced by Councilmember George Leventhal, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, the goal of the work group […]

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December 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Council Urges Washington To Provide ‘Pathway to Permanent Residency’

The Montgomery County Council urged the White House and Congress to work together to legislate “a pathway to permanent residency” for individuals who are in the country under temporary protected status (TPS) or children in the country under deferred action of childhood arrivals (DACA). The council action came in a resolution that passed unanimously. Councilmember […]

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